CSD: Connecting scales and disciplines to model fracture

Minisymposium organized by

Session I, Thursday, 11:00-12:40, lecture room C223, chaired by M. Rohracker

11:00-11:40 M.G.D. Geers*, S.O. Sperling, J.P.M. Hoefnagels:
A discrete-continuum particle method for complex deformation and fracture events (keynote lecture)
11:40-12:00 F. Maresca*, V. Shah, L. Zhang, G. Csanyi, E. Van der Giessen:
Atomistics of hydrogen at defects towards a multi-scale, bottom-up theory of hydrogen embrittlement
12:00-12:20 A. E. Elbanna*, M. S. Mia, M. Abdelmeguid:
Sequences of fast and slow ruptures on a frictional interface in an elasto-plastic solid: Application to earthquake modeling
12:20-12:40 A.M. Villiers*, A. Javili, A.T. McBride, P. Steinmann:
Configurational peridynamics

Session II, Thursday, 14:00-15:20, lecture room C223, chaired by S. Shegufta

14:00-14:20 C. Greff*, N. Esfandiary, P. Moretti, M. Zaiser:
Hierarchical microstructure controls interface failure patterns
14:20-14:40 R. Paul*, P. Venkitanarayanan, S. Basu:
Fracture surface topology via phase field modelling: statistical aspects
14:40-15:00 M. Rohracker*, P. Kumar, J. Mergheim:
Comparison of irreversibility strategies in phase-field fracture simulations
15:00-15:20 S. Dray*, A. Fau, F. Hild, T. Wick:
Combining damage and fracture mechanics for the identification of crack propagation parameters

Session III, Thursday, 16:00-17:20, lecture room C223, chaired by C. Greff

16:00-16:20 J. Bobinski:
Towards a proper and efficient continuum constitutive laws of plain and reinforced concrete specimens – a short comparative study
16:20-16:40 I. Marzec*, J. Suchorzewski, J. Bobinski:
Experimental and numerical investigation of cracking in steel fibre reinforced high performance concrete members
16:40-17:00 M. Sarem*, N. E. Deresse, J. Ulloa, E. Verstrynge, S. Francois:
Modeling fracture behavior of Brazilian splitting tests using micromechanics-based variational phase-field method
17:00-17:20 K. Cosseron*, F. Meray, D. Soria, J. Jaravel, N. Osipov, V. Chiaruttini:
Z-cracks – Industrial validation of a 3D fracture mechanics simulation software

*Asterisks denote presenting authors.